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Annual Report 2016-2017 Department of the Legislative Assembly



Annual Report 2016-2017 Department of the Legislative Assembly

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DEPARTMENT OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY NOTES TO THE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS For the year ended 30 June 2017 DLA Annual Report 2016-17 Page 61 Notes: The following note descriptions relate to variances greater than 10 per cent or $100,000, or where multiple significant variances have occurred: 1 Increase in sales of goods and services mainly relates to event hire fees and charges in Parliament house. 2 Primarily the result of hosting a function - Commonwealth Parliamentary Association 2017 Mid-Year Meeting April 2017. 3 Underspend in employee budget primarily due to the timing of Members' use of entitlement to employ staff for their Electorate Offices and timing of Departmental staff recruitment of a number of positions. 4 Actual goods and services purchases of $275k over budget was primarily due to timing of members use of their entitlements as provided ($133k) for by the Remuneration Tribunal Determination and the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association NT Branch Executive Committee Mid-Year Meeting in April 2017 that was not budgeted for but fully recovered in miscellaneous income. 5 Under budget in R&M due to timing of completion of projects undertaken by the Department of Planning Infrastructure and Logistics. 6 Under budget in Depreciation. Budget for Depreciation has been adjusted to align with Fixed Assets Register.

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